UPDATE | Friends remember victim in deadly Charleston shooting; suspect on the run

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 12/2/19 @ 10:30 p.m.
New information has been released in a woman's death on Charleston's West Side Saturday night.

Charleston Police say Laurina Blake died after a shooting on Glenwood Avenue on the city's West Side.

Charleston Police say Laurina Blake, 18, from Charleston died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police tell WSAZ it happened around 7:15 Saturday at in the 100 block of Lovell Drive.

When officers got on scene, they found Blake lying next to a car. She was taken to CAMC General where she died.

"She was just an all around good person," said friend, Jubilee Desmond. "She loved hard (and) she was just a good person, a beautiful, young, innocent girl that was finding herself."

Jubilee says Laurina just got her own place and car. She was planning to go to college.

"She had a wonderful head on her shoulders, she knew what she wanted to do and she finally found that way to get it done."

At this time, no arrests have been made.

"This is no joke," said Desmond. "People's lives are being taken, gun violence is not cool. Period."

Police say the possible suspect was seen driving off in a white SUV.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call Charleston Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 304-348-8111. Callers may remain anonymous.



UPDATE 11/30/19 @ 8:30 p.m.
A woman is dead after a shooting on Charleston's west side Saturday.

Charleston Police say she died at the hospital, her name is not being released.

Police responded to the shooting just after 7 p.m. Saturday on Glenwood Avenue.

Our crew at the scene reports officers have been yelling at a home telling the people inside to come out with their hands up.

Police say no one is in custody at this time.

Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest information.


ORIGINAL STORY 11/30/19 @ 7:30 p.m.
Charleston Police are on scene of a shooting on the city's west side Saturday evening.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ there is a "heavy police presence" on Glenwood Ave. near Lovell Drive.

There is no word yet on the circumstances about what happened, or if anyone has been hurt.

WSAZ has a crew at the scene.

Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest information.


Charleston Police say a woman died after a shooting on Glenwood Avenue on the city's West Side.
Charleston Police say Laurina Blake died after a shooting on Glenwood Avenue on the city's West Side.